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Grant County Public Library in South Dakota Selects AGent VERSO(TM)
POMONA, CA. — October 5, 2009 -- Auto-Graphics, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGR) (Pink Sheets: AUGR), a technology innovator providing library automation solutions for over 36 years, today announced that Grant County Public Library in South Dakota has selected AGent VERSO™ for their integrated library system (ILS). They will be upgrading to AGent VERSO from a Winnebago Spectrum system provided by Follett and have opted for the Software as a Service (SaaS) hosted delivery method, which provides full system support and maintenance, allowing them to focus on expanding patron services without the additional cost and complexity of addressing technical support issues. By utilizing the SaaS option, they will automatically be upgraded to the latest version of the system without any additional expenses.
“AGent VERSO was the most versatile and user-friendly system we evaluated for patrons. The web-based system is especially helpful to reach rural areas where 24/7 access is extremely important. Also, the Auto-Graphics’ team was extremely helpful and patient in accommodating our library's individual needs,” says Robin Schrupp, library director. “This is a giant step for our library and we are very excited to have the opportunity to utilize this technology and expand our services to meet the needs of our community...and beyond!”
Grant County Library will also be receiving AGent Iluminar™, Auto-Graphics’ next generation user interface, built using the open source Adobe Flex® framework and employing innovative, attention-grabbing display technologies such as 3D Flip and Cover Flow book jacket display, as well as enhanced drag & drop functionality and the ability for end users to modify their own user experience through “My Lists” and “My Account” customization options.
About Auto-Graphics, Inc.
Founded in 1950, Auto-Graphics has been a technology innovator for more than five decades, providing data automation solutions to customers across multiple industries. For over 36 years, Auto-Graphics has helped libraries of all sizes become more efficient and patron-centric. The AGent integrated product suite – currently used by more than 6,000 libraries in North America – is comprised of AGent Iluminar™ a next generation patron user interface; AGent VERSO™ a complete integrated library system; AGent Resource Sharing™ a robust interlibrary loan and consortial borrowing solution; and AGent Search™ a powerful federated search application. AGent products are standards-compliant, built with an open systems architecture and are available via the Software as a Service (SaaS) hosted delivery model. For more information, please visit www.auto-graphics.com.